Twelve Years a Slave - Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Twelve Years a Slave.
This section contains 1,206 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Twelve Years a Slave Study Guide

Summary

Chapter 6

Theophilus Freeman, like Burch, is cruel and impatient. He kicks slaves to wake them up. He orders them to bathe, and they are given new clothes and taught how to act and carry themselves. The next day the buyers show up. David and Caroline are bought by the same person, which makes them happy. Lethe is sold to a planter of Baton Rouge. The same planter also buys Randall, causing Eliza much grief at being separated from her son. Solomon has no idea of what has become of Randall. That night, all the slaves from the brig Orleans not purchased become ill, presumably with smallpox. They are taken to the hospital to be treated. After this, a tall, thin man who seems good-natured buys Solomon, Harry, and Eliza. Eliza pleads for Emily to be purchased as well, and the man agrees to...

(read more from the Chapters 6-10 Summary)

This section contains 1,206 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Twelve Years a Slave Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Twelve Years a Slave from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook